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  1. properly, decently, decent, in good order, right, the right wayadverb

    in the right manner

    "please do your job properly!"; "can't you carry me decent?"

    Synonyms:
    in good order, the right way, by rights, powerful, decently, justly, flop, right on, mightily, right, correctly, mighty, aright, decent

    Antonyms:
    improperly

  2. by rights, properlyadverb

    with reason or justice

    Synonyms:
    decent, decently, in good order, the right way, by rights, right

    Antonyms:
    improperly

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How to use properly in a sentence?

  1. White House:

    I think our British counterparts would agree that it is imperative that we properly balance the need for government, intelligence agencies and national security agencies to access to certain kinds of information to try to protect their citizens.

  2. De Niro:

    They could afford it and do it properly, the main thing is to make the movie the way it should be made.

  3. Brittany Behm:

    Cryptosporidium is the leading cause of outbreaks from recreational water venues, it can survive for up to 10 days in properly chlorinated water, making it extremely hard to kill.

  4. Lionel Messi:

    The pitches here are shameful, the ball is like a rabbit, it can go anywhere, the conditions are very difficult and it's very hard to dribble properly. This cannot go on.

  5. William Cobbett:

    Be you in what line of life you may, it will be amongst your misfortunes if you have not time properly to attend to pecuniary monetary matters. Want of attention to these matters has impeded the progress of science and of genius itself.


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  • كما يجب, كما ينبغيArabic
  • richtig, ordentlich, ordnungsgemäßGerman
  • δεόντως, σωστά, καθωσπρέπειGreek
  • correctamenteSpanish
  • به درستیPersian
  • oikeinFinnish
  • correctement, proprement, convenablementFrench
  • अच्छी तरह, ठीक, ठीक तरह सेHindi
  • dengan baikIndonesian
  • correttamente, in maniera appropriata, con cognizione di causa, propriamenteItalian
  • 適切Japanese
  • ordentligNorwegian
  • правильно, хорошенько, как следует, соответственно, должным образомRussian
  • uygun şekildeTurkish
  • ٹھیکUrdu

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